Ontario parks association

Protecting Tomorrow Today®

Ontario Parks Association (OPA), established in 1936, is a non-profit charitable organization whose focus is on Protecting Tomorrow Today┬«. Through our work as advocates for our parks and open spaces and the training we provide to parks professionals in Ontario, we are helping to preserve our living green infrastructure assets for future generations. OPA is a proud member of the Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition. 

62nd Annual Parks Education Forum


For event schedule and details please click here. If you have waited until now to register ... sorry, but this event is completely sold out. Thank you to all of our vendors and parks professionals from around the province - we are looking forward to seeing everyone at the Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre on Thursday, March 1st!


The News Room: What's new in the field of Parks, Recreation and Greenspaces? Check out our News Room to get up to date! (Click image above to read more)


Friends of OPA: We partner with organizations to make sure our members stay informed and get the best possible training! (Click image above to read more)


OPA Shop: Books, apparel and much more! It is all waiting for you in the OPA Shop. (Click image above to read more)


Job Postings: Looking to find your dream job? Need to hire the right person? Visit our Employment Opportunities page to find out how to advertise with OPA. 

Current Job Postings


Upcoming Events: OPA offers training sessions all across Ontario. Check out what sessions and events are coming to a town near you below or on our Calendar of Events page!

Upcoming Training/Events


7856 5th Line South, Milton, ON L9T 2X8 opa@ontarioparksassociation.ca 
Charitable Tax Number: 127257509RR0001


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